19 August 2013

Angola: Prison Services Upgrade Staff On Human Rights

Saurimo — Forty-five members of the Prison Service are attending since, Monday, in Saurimo, capital of Lunda Sul province, a training on human rights and prison law.

The four-day training aims to empower the institution's officials with tools to perform their duties in compliance with professional ethics law.

During the training, the participants will discuss issues on implementation of preventive sentences, freedom, security measures in prisons, the rights and duties of the Recluse, human rights, human gender and HIV/AIDS, human rights and duty of staff in prisons.

According to Manuel Mateus Joao, the provincial director of prison services, while speaking at the opening, it is appropriate cycle of training of civil servants promoted by the executive, amid the new challenges of prison services.

Mateus Manuel stressed that the knowledge will serve as a tool for solving many problems in the institution.

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